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Kutluhan Kemal Pak and Edwin Diday, Univeristé Paris IX-Dauphine, ``Construction of Spatial Hierarchies''

Barbara Japelj Pavesic, Educational Research Institute, Simona KorenjakCerne, University of Ljubljana, and Vladimir Batagelj, University of Ljubljana, ``An Application of Symbolic Clustering Methods on the TIMSS Dataset''

Jean-Yves Pirçon and Jean-Paul Rasson, University of Namur, ``The Last Step of a New Divisive Monothetic Clustering Method: The Gluing-Back Criterion''

Jennifer Pittman and Mike West, Duke University, ``Issues in Bayesian Tree Modeling of Clinical and Gene Expression Data''

Margaret Polinkovsky, Duke University, ``Analysis of Key Comparisons''

Robert C. Powers, University of Louisville, ``Consensus Functions on Hierarchies that Satisfy Independence and Pareto''

Carey Priebe, Johns Hopkins University, ``Applying the Class Cover Catch Digraph Classifier''

Sarnath Ramnath, Mynul H. Khan, and Subair Shams, St. Cloud State University, ``New Approaches for Sum-of-Distances Clustering''

Jim Ramsay, McGill University, ``Modeling the Evolution of Disease Symptoms with Principal Differential Analysis''

Jean-Paul Rasson and Laurent Sancinito Spito, University of Namur, ``Partitioning Non-Convex Clusters Using Alpha-Shapes''

Gunter Ritter and María Teresa Gallegos, Universität Passau, ``Clustering of Contaminated and Ambiguous Data''

O. Rodríguez, University of Costa Rica, W. Castillo, University of Costa Rica, E. Diday, University of Paris IX-Dauphine, and J. González, University of Costa Rica, ``Correspondence Factorial Analysis for Symbolic Multi-Valued Variables''

Ingo Ruczinski, Johns Hopkins University, ``Improvements for Logic Regression''

Takahiro Saito, Hosei University, Kenji Nagasaka, Hosei University, and Tomokazu Takahashi, Aoyamagakuin University, ``Classification Problems for Story Animations''

Gilbert Saporta, CNAM Paris, and Cristian Preda, Université de Lille, ``Clusterwise PLS Regression with Applications to Functional Data''

Yoshiharu Sato, Hokkaido University, ``Clustering Binary Data Using a Transformation into Directional Data''

Jan Schepers and Iven Van Mechelen, University of Leuven, ``Three-Mode Partitioning: An Evaluation of Three Algorithms''

Alexander Schliep, Christine Steinhoff, and Alexander Schoenhuth, Max Planck Institute, ``Inference of Groups in Gene Expression''

Teppei Shimamura, Hiroyuki Minami, and Masahiro Mizuta, Hokkaido University, ``Nonlinear Regression Modeling Strategy Based on Radial Basis Function Networks and Absolute Shrinkage''

Ahu Sieg, Bamshad Mobasher, and Robin Burke, DePaul University, ``Inferring User's Information Context from User Profiles and Concept Hierarchies''

Age Smilde, University of Amsterdam and TNO Nutrition and Food Research, Jeroen Jansen, Huub C. J. Hoefsloot, Jan van der Greef, and Marieke E. Timmerman, ``Multiset Methods for Longitudinal Metabolomics Data''

Mike Steel, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, ``Phylogenetic Closure Operations and Homoplasy-Free Evolution''

Russell Steele, McGill University, and Luis Garcia, Virginia Tech University, ``Algebraic Geometry and Model Selection''

Douglas Steinley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ``Standardizing Variables in k-Means Clustering''

Akinobu Takeuchi, Jissen Women's University, Takayuki Saito, Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Hiroshi Yadohisa, Kagoshima University, ``Extension of Average Linkage Clustering to Asymmetric Data''

Basavanneppa Tallur, University of Rennes 1, ``Hierarchical Clustering of Binary Attribute Data Based on Correlation with Application to Bioinformatics''

Tao Tao and ChengXiang Zhai, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ``A Mixture Clustering Model for Pseudo Feedback in Information Retrieval''

Michel Tenenhaus, HEC Business School, ``PLS Path Modeling for Multiple Table Analysis''

F. Goupil-Testu, M. Touati, I. Wagne, Université of Paris IX-Dauphine, A. Pelc, CCMSA, and E. Diday, Université of Paris IX-Dauphine, ``Analysis of Drug Dispensing with Symbolic Methods''

Javier Trejos, Alex Murillo, and Eduardo Piza, University of Costa Rica, ``Clustering by Ant Colony Optimization''

Heather Turner, Trevor Bailey, and Wojtek Krzanowski, University of Exeter, ``The Plaid Model: Some Enhancements and Extensions''

Iven van Mechelen, Catholic University of Leuven, ``Three-Way Classification Models: An Overview''

Bart Jan van Os, Leiden University, ``Globally Optimal Partitioning by Dynamic Programing''

Mark Vangel, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, ``Combining Functional MRI Data on Multiple Subjects''

Vladimir Vapnik, AT&T, Title TBA

Maurizio Vichi and Roberto Rocci, University ``La Sapienza'' and University ``Tor Vergata'' of Rome, ``Multimode Clustering''

Kiri Wagstaff, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, ``Clustering with Missing Values: No Imputation Required''

Guenther Walther, R. Tibshirani, D. Botstein, and P. Brown, Stanford University, ``Cluster Validation by Prediction Length''

Leland Wilkinson, SPSS, Inc., ``Streaming Data in Multiple Windows''

Graham Wills, SPSS, Inc., ``Transformations of Graphs''

David Wishart, University of St. Andrews, ``Classification of Single Malt Whiskies by

Wenshang Wu, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Clement Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Weiyi Meng, State University of New York at Binghamton, ``Database Selection for Longer Queries''

S. Stanley Young, National Institute of Statistical Sciences, ``The Use of Metabolomic Data to Predict Disease Status''

Bei Yu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ``Discriminating Writing Styles Between Native and Non-Native English Writers''

Helen Zhang, North Carolina State University, ``Unified Multiclass Proximal Support Vector Machines''